The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth SmithAge: 59 years17721832

Name
Elizabeth Smith
Given names
Elizabeth
Surname
Smith
Married name
Elizabeth McGinnis
Birth April 14, 1772
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 2 years)

Note: In 1775, there was an epidemic of unknown cause in North America (especially New England,) followed in 1775-1776 by what is described as one of the worst worldwide influenza epidemics - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 2 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
MarriageHezekiah McGinnisView this family
December 17, 1794 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 20 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a son
#1Hezekiah McGinnis
July 18, 1803 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 30 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Death of a husbandHezekiah McGinnis
May 18, 1813 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 39 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Marriage of a childHezekiah McGinnisMary R. AdamsView this family
February 5, 1827 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1James A McGinnis
calculated 1828 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Benjamin I McGinnis
calculated 1829 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Starling A McGinnis
March 12, 1831 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 59 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Death January 8, 1832 (Age 59 years)
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Elizabeth Smith
Birth: April 14, 1772Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Death: January 8, 1832Warren, Kentucky, United States
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Birth: April 14, 1772Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Death: January 8, 1832Warren, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 17, 1794Mercer, Kentucky, United States
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